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How To Tell If A Kid Has Hiv

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Risk of having kids while being HIV +

Hi, I thank you so much for taking the time to answer this questions. You're great.I am a 36 year old white, gay male and I have been diagnosed with HIV for five years. My viral load is 65000 and my cd4 count is 450. I have been wondering how safe...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...reporductive technology centers specializing in this technique. What they do is try to isolate the sperm (which does not carry HIV) from the semen (packed with HIV infected cells) and then inseminate the 'washed' sperm into an ovulating woman. ... Read more »

Debate in day care, kids with HIV

This may seem an odd request. My daughter is in her third year of training to be a day care worker.... Read more »

vaccine for chickenpox given to 10kids of Hiv.

Dear Dr DavidI am the same person who's daughter and grand son 10 month kid both r HIV Pos. I want... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kids With HIV Living Longer With Antiretroviral Drugs

... The number of children born with HIV is shrinking, and those who did acquire the infection at birth are living longer, healthier lives. "It's possible Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS Kids Enjoying Their Own Magical Summer

... For the sixth summer in a row, HIV-positive children and young adults from all over the West Coast have come to Camp Kindle, a free camp in the Santa Clarita Valley, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Libya Accuses 6 Bulgarians of Infecting Kids with HIV

...prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against five nurses and one doctor charged with intentionally infecting 393 children with HIV at a hospital in the Libyan city of Benghazi. The trial, which opened in February, has met many delays but is... Read more »
Women Alive

Kids with HIV--Transmission and Care

...the things "gone wrong" during my 14hours of labor. I found out I was positive 8 months into my pregnancy. I knew nothing of HIVor AZT and was pretty much in shock. I was a bit past due. I was admitted andlabor was induced (mistake #1: rupturing... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got Read more »

AIDS mom & child

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with AIDS and found out that my 5 year old boy has AIDS as well. He should be entering kindergarten this year and my husband (who is negative) Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and Read more »